Willy Wonka: Paddington Director Paul King in Talks

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Paddington director Paul King in talks to take on Willy Wonka

Paddington director Paul King in talk with handle Willy Wonka

Paddington 2 director Paul King remains in talk with handle Willy Wonka, inning accordance with THR. Paddington manufacturer David Heyman is on board. Back in 2016, it was reported that Warner Bros. remained in advancement on a Willy Wonka prequel, and it appears most likely that this is the very same task. The script, which is under covers, was composed by Simon Rich.

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At the time, the report specified that Willy Wonka would inform the story of the early experiences of the king of sugary foods, Willy Wonka, and will not be based upon Roald Dahl’s 1964 kids’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” or its 1972 follow up “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.”

Producer David Heyman of the Harry Potter franchise is set to produce the brand-new movie from a movie script to be penned by “Man Seeking Woman” series developer Simon Rich, who likewise contributed product to Inside Out and The Secret Life of Pets Courtenay Valenti ( Mad Max: Fury Road) is supervising the task for the studio.

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” has actually been two times adjusted for the cinema, consisting of a hit 2005 variation– likewise launched by Warners– starring Johnny Depp and directed by Tim Burton, and a lot of notoriously as 1971’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder in his most renowned function. No direct function adjustment has actually been made from “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator”(though aspects of it were utilized in both movies), and Dahl was establishing a 3rd Wonka book entitled “Charlie in the White House” prior to he died in 1990.

Are you people thinking about Willy Wonka? Are you eagerly anticipating seeing the starts of the eccentric chocolatier? Let us understand your ideas in the remarks.

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